CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ: CPAH) (TSX: CCV), a developer of award-winning over-the-top (OTT) Unified Communications solutions for operators and enterprises, today announced that its Bria mobile softphone applications have received certification from leading Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) vendors AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology, and MobileIron and that Bria will be included in their online galleries. With this, businesses that have deployed MDM/EMM solutions offered by any one of these four leading vendors can purchase and deploy CounterPath’s softphone technology in a secure, managed way that complies with their IT policies.
IT administrators rely on MDM solutions to provision applications installed on mobile devices, to monitor their performance, and to manage various security threats that arise in the mobile environment. According to Research and Markets, the Mobile Device Management applications market is expected to grow from $1.01 Billion in 2013 to $ 3.94 Billion in 2019 at an estimated CAGR of 26.8%(1).
AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology and MobileIron represent four of the five MDM vendors identified as market leaders in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites(2). Together these four companies serve some of the largest enterprises in the world including ABN AMRO, AT&T, Barclays, BestBuy, Delta Airlines, ING, Merck, Mitsubishi Electric, Nationwide, New York Life, Skanska, Toyota, the Blackstone Group, the US Air Force, the US Army and Vodafone.
“These certifications and our relationships with AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology and MobileIron represent a significant new opportunity for CounterPath,” said Todd Carothers, EVP Marketing and Products, CounterPath. “We have recently established commercial relationships with a number of global enterprises in the financial services and government verticals that require this certification before deploying our mobile application broadly in their organization.”
Bria iPhone Edition and Bria iPad Edition are certified by AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology and MobileIron. Bria Android Edition and Bria Android Tablet Edition are certified by Good Technology, and are expected to be certified by AirWatch, Citrix and MobileIron in the coming weeks. CounterPath’s MDM solutions for Bria mobile are available for purchase through the CounterPath sales team as a branded feature. To inquire about pricing please visit the CounterPath website at https://www.counterpath.com/sales-request-form.
1 – 2014 Report on the International Mobile Device Management (Device, Application, Security, Network Service) Market – Forecast to 2019, Research and Markets, July 2014
2 – Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites, Gartner, June 2014
CounterPath’s Unified Communications solutions are changing the face of telecommunications. An industry and user favorite, Bria softphones for desktop, tablet and mobile devices, together with Stretto PlatformTM server solutions, enable operators, OEMs and enterprises large and small around the globe to offer a seamless and unified Over-the-Top (OTT) communications experience across both fixed and mobile networks. The Bria and Stretto combination enable an improved user experience as an overlay to the most popular UC and IMS telephony and applications servers on the market today. Standards-based, cost-effective and reliable, CounterPath’s award-winning solutions power the voice and video calling, messaging, and presence offerings of customers such as Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Avaya, BroadSoft, BT, Cisco Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch Networks, Mitel, NEC, Network Norway, Rogers and Verizon. Visit: www.counterpath.com
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